(b. 1864, Albi, d. 1901, Château Malromé, Langon)

Monsieur Désiré Dihau, Bassoonist at the Opera

Oil on cardboard, 56 x 45 cm
Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi

Lautrec was a good friend of the Dihau family, who came from Lille, and often visited them in their flat where he also sometimes met Degas. Désiré, portrayed here, was a brother of Marie Dihau and was also portrayed by Degas in his Orchestra at the Opera.

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